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Aged vs. Aging

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Agedadjective

Old.

Agingverb

present participle of age

Agedadjective

Having the age of.

‘Aged 18, he had no idea what to do with his life.’;

Agingnoun

The process of becoming older or more mature.

Agedadjective

Having undergone the improving effects of time; matured.

Agingnoun

The deliberate process of making something (such as an antique) appear older than it is.

Agednoun

Old people, collectively.

Agingnoun

(gerontology) Becoming senescent; accumulating damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time.

Agedverb

simple past tense and past participle of age

Agingadjective

Becoming elderly.

‘The aging artist could no longer steadily hold the brush.’;

Agedadjective

Old; having lived long; having lived almost to or beyond the usual time allotted to that species of being; as, an aged man; an aged oak.

Agingnoun

the process by which objects or materials acquire desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time under specific conditions. It is used mostly for foods snd beverages, but also for other materials.

Agedadjective

Belonging to old age.

Agingnoun

the organic process of growing older and showing the effects of increasing age

Agedadjective

Having a certain age; at the age of; having lived; as, a man aged forty years.

Agingnoun

acquiring desirable qualities by being left undisturbed for some time

Agednoun

people who are old;

‘special arrangements were available for the aged’;

Agingadjective

growing old

Agedadjective

advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables);

‘aged members of the society’; ‘elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper’; ‘senior citizen’;

Agedadjective

at an advanced stage of erosion (pronounced as one syllable);

‘aged rocks’;

Agedadjective

having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable);

‘aged ten’; ‘ten years of age’;

Agedadjective

of wines, fruit, cheeses; having reached a desired or final condition; (`aged' pronounced as one syllable);

‘mature well-aged cheeses’;

Agedadjective

(used of tobacco) aging as a preservative process (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable)

Agedadjective

having lived for a specified length of time; of a specified age

‘young people aged 14 to 18’; ‘he died aged 60’;

Agedadjective

(of a horse or farm animal) over a certain defined age of maturity, typically 6 to 12 years for horses, 3 or 4 years for cattle.

Agedadjective

having lived or existed for a long time; very old

‘aged men with white hair’;

Agedadjective

having been subjected to ageing

‘replica guitar with aged finish’;

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